WilmerHale Represents Akamai in Agreement to Acquire Janrain Inc. 

WilmerHale Represents Akamai in Agreement to Acquire Janrain Inc. 

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WilmerHale is representing Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM), the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, in its agreement to acquire Janrain, the company that pioneered the customer identity access management (CIAM) category. Janrain enables enterprises to enhance digital trust by offloading login and registration workloads, and its integration with Akamai’s Intelligent Edge Platform is expected to provide world class security, regulatory compliance and massive scale to online engagements.

The WilmerHale team advising Akamai on this transaction is led by Hal Leibowitz and includes Bill Caporizzo, Joe Conahan, Reed Freeman, Ashwin Gokhale, Amy Null, Meghan Walsh, Patrick Bernhardt, Mark Nylen and Michael Lopes.

Akamai announced this agreement on January 7, 2019.